American musicians born in 1959

Here are 50 famous musicians from United States of America were born in 1959:

Suzanne Vega

Suzanne Vega (July 11, 1959 Santa Monica-) a.k.a. Susanne Vega, Vega, Suzanne, Suzanne Nadine Vega or The Mother of the MP3 is an American songwriter, singer, record producer, guitarist and singer-songwriter. She has one child, Ruby Froom.

Her discography includes: Marlene on the Wall, Suzanne Vega, Solitude Standing, Luka, 99.9 F°, Live at the Stephen Talkhouse, Blood Makes Noise, Book of Dreams, Hamburg 2001 and In Liverpool. Genres she performed include Folk music, Alternative rock, Experimental music, Experimental rock and Folk rock.

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Stanley Jordan

Stanley Jordan (July 31, 1959 Chicago-) also known as Jordan, Stanley, Stanley Jordon or Jordon, Stanley is an American musician, songwriter, guitarist and pianist. He has one child, Julia Jordan.

His most recognized albums: Stolen Moments, Live In New York, Bolero, Cornucopia, Flying Home, Magic Touch, Standards, Volume 1, The Best of Stanley Jordan, Live in Montreal and State of Nature. His related genres: Jazz and Jazz fusion.

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John Linnell

John Linnell (June 12, 1959 New York City-) also known as Johnny Hart, John Sidney Linnell, Jared or Linnell, John is an American songwriter, singer and keyboard player. His child is called Henry Linnell.

His most well known albums: State Songs, State Songs, House of Mayors, Montana and Olive, the Other Reindeer. Genres he performed: Alternative rock.

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Brian Setzer

Brian Setzer (April 10, 1959 Massapequa-) also known as Brain Setzer, Setzer, Brian or Brian Robert Setzer is an American guitarist, musician, singer-songwriter and actor. His child is called Cody Setzer.

His albums: Live Nude Guitars, Rockin' by Myself, Rockabilly Riot! Live From The Planet, The Brian Setzer Collection '81 - '88, 13, Nitro Burnin' Funny Daddy, The Knife Feels Like Justice, Ignition, Wolfgang's Big Night Out and Red Hot & Live!. Genres he performed include Rockabilly, Big Band, Swing music, Jump blues, Rock and roll, Rock music and Swing revival.

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Richie Sambora

Richie Sambora (July 11, 1959 Perth Amboy-) also known as Richard Stephen Sambora, King of Swing, Dean, Richard Stephen "Richie" Sambora or Bon Jovi is an American musician, singer-songwriter, record producer, actor, screenwriter, guitarist, singer, songwriter and composer. His child is called Ava Elizabeth Sambora.

Related albums: Stranger in This Town, In It for Love, Undiscovered Soul, Hard Times Come Easy, Here Comes the Sun (Live at the 2001 VH1 Music Awards), Aftermath of the Lowdown and Ballad of Youth. Genres he performed: Hard rock, Blues rock, Rock music, Glam metal, Heavy metal, Country rock and Blues.

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Randy Travis

Randy Travis (May 4, 1959 Marshville-) also known as Randy Bruce Traywick, Randolph Bruce Traywick or Randy Ray is an American singer-songwriter, actor, musician, singer and songwriter.

Discography: Always & Forever, This Is Randy Travis, Live: It Was Just a Matter of Time, Forever and Ever ... The Best of Randy Travis, Glory Train: Songs of Faith, Worship, and Praise, Greatest #1 Hits, Greatest Hits Volume One, Greatest Hits Volume Two, Old 8x10 and Rise and Shine. Genres: Gospel music, Neotraditional country and Country.

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Perry Farrell

Perry Farrell (March 29, 1959 Queens-) also known as DJ Peretz, Perry Ferrell, Perry Bernstein, Peretz Bernstein, Farrell, Perry, Peripheral, Simon Bernstein or The Godfather is an American singer, musician, songwriter, disc jockey and singer-songwriter. He has three children, Hezron Wolfgang Farrell, Izzadore Bravo Farrell and Yobel Bernstein Farrell.

Related albums: Rev and Song Yet to Be Sung. His related genres: Alternative rock, Electronica, Hard rock, Gothic rock, Alternative metal, Funk rock and Progressive house.

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Irene Cara

Irene Cara (March 18, 1959 The Bronx-) also known as Irene Cara Escalera is an American actor, singer-songwriter, record producer, pianist, dancer and musician.

Her albums include Anyone Can See, Carasmatic, What a Feelin', Flashdance... What a Feeling, Fame, What a Feeling, and Why Me?. Her related genres: Hi-NRG, Dance-pop, Adult contemporary music, Dance music, Contemporary R&B, Disco, Pop music, Synthpop, Dance-rock and Electropop.

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Chuck Mosley

Chuck Mosley (December 26, 1959 Hollywood-) also known as Mosley, Chuck, Charles Henry "Chuck" Mosley or Charles Henry Mosley III is an American singer, musician and songwriter. He has two children, Erica Mosley and Sophie Mosley.

His discography includes: Will Rap Over Hard Rock for Food. Genres: Funk, Punk rock, Rock music, Rapcore, Alternative rock, Experimental rock, Funk rock, Alternative metal, Funk metal and Hardcore punk.

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Israel Kamakawiwo'ole

Israel Kamakawiwo'ole (May 20, 1959 Honolulu-June 26, 1997 Honolulu) also known as Israel Kamakawiwoʻole, Kamakawiwo'ole, Israel, Isreal Kamakawiwo'ole, Israel "IZ" Kamakawwiwo'ole, Bruddah Iz, IZ or Israel Kamakawiwo' Ole was an American singer, musician and singer-songwriter. He had one child, Ceslie-Ann "Wehi" Kamakawiwo'ole.

His albums: Facing Future, E Ala Ē, IZ in Concert: The Man and His Music, N Dis Life, Ka ʻAnoʻi, Alone in IZ World, Wonderful World, Unforgettable, Over the Rainbow and Over The Rainbow. Genres he performed include Reggae, Jazz, Music of Hawaii, World music and Folk music.

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Apollonia Kotero

Apollonia Kotero (August 2, 1959 Santa Monica-) also known as Patricia Apollonia Kotero, Patricia Kotero, Apollonia, Apallonia, Patricia Appollonia Kotero, Patti Kotero or Patty Kotero is an American singer, model, actor, designer and talent manager.

Her albums: Apollonia and The Ring - Songs From Middle Earth. Genres she performed: Rhythm and blues, Minneapolis sound and Freestyle music.

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Cherie Currie

Cherie Currie (November 30, 1959 Encino-) a.k.a. Cherie Ann Currie is an American singer, actor, artist, musician, songwriter and music artist. She has one child, Jake Hays.

Her most important albums: Messin' with the Boys, Beauty's Only Skin Deep, Cherry Bomb and Young & Wild. Genres: Hard rock, Punk rock, Rock music, Rock and roll and Heavy metal.

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Renée Fleming

Renée Fleming (February 14, 1959 Indiana-) also known as Renee Fleming, Fleming, Renee or Fleming, Renée is an American singer, consultant and actor. She has two children, Amelia Fleming and Sage Fleming.

Discography: Haunted Heart, By Request, Homage: The Age of the Diva, Tchaikovsky: Eugene Onegin, Verismo, Bel Canto, Dark Hope, Prelude to a Kiss, Love Sublime and Poèmes. Her related genres: Jazz and Opera.

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Lydia Lunch

Lydia Lunch (June 2, 1959 Rochester-) a.k.a. Lunch, Lydia, Lydia Koch, Lydia Anne Koch or Lunch is an American singer, writer, actor, songwriter, screenwriter, film score composer and poet.

Discography: Honeymoon in Red, Widowspeak, Drowning In Limbo, Matrikamantra, Smoke in the Shadows, The Uncensored Lydia Lunch/Oral Fixation, Transmutation, Conspiracy of Women, Universal Infiltrators and Shotgun Wedding Live. Genres she performed include No wave, Alternative rock, Experimental rock, Punk rock, Avant-garde, Post-punk, Spoken word, Art punk, Punk jazz, Industrial music and Avant-garde music.

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Steve Stevens

Steve Stevens (May 5, 1959 Brooklyn-) also known as Stevens, Steve is an American musician, record producer, songwriter and guitarist.

His most important albums: Flamenco.A.Go.Go, Memory Crash and Atomic Playboys. Genres related to him: Rock music, Hard rock, Blues, New Wave, Progressive rock, Electronica, Instrumental rock, Goa trance, Jazz fusion, Tribal house, Electronic dance music, Post-punk, Blues rock, Glam metal and Heavy metal.

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Mackenzie Phillips

Mackenzie Phillips (November 10, 1959 Alexandria-) a.k.a. Laura Mackenzie Phillips, Mack or Mackinzie Phillips is an American singer and actor. Her child is called Shane Barakan.

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Paul Westerberg

Paul Westerberg (December 31, 1959 Minneapolis-) otherwise known as Grandpaboy, Westerberg, Paul, Paul Westerburg, Westerburg, Paul, Grandpa Boy or Boy, Grandpa is an American singer, songwriter and guitarist.

Discography: Besterberg: The Best of Paul Westerberg, Gravel Pit, Suicaine Gratifaction, Open Season, Stereo, Come Feel Me Tremble, 14 Songs, Eventually, Mono and I Want My Money Back. Genres he performed: Alternative rock and Punk rock.

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Pat Torpey

Pat Torpey (December 13, 1959 Cleveland-) also known as Torpey, Pat is an American drummer, songwriter and singer.

Genres he performed include Heavy metal, Hard rock, Progressive rock and Pop rock.

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Patrick Yandall

Patrick Yandall (September 5, 1959 United States of America-) is an American , .

His albums: , A New Day, Back to the Groove, A Lasting Embrace, The Window, From the Ashes, Eyes Of Mars, Christmas San Diego Style, Samoa Soul and New York Blues.

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Susanna Hoffs

Susanna Hoffs (January 17, 1959 Los Angeles-) a.k.a. Susanna Lee Hoffs is an American singer, guitarist and actor. She has two children, Jackson Roach and Sam Rayfield Roach.

Discography: When You're a Boy, All I Want, Susanna Hoffs, Unconditional Love, Under the Covers, Vol. 1, The Pillowcase, Under the Covers, Volume 2, Someday and Under the Covers, Vol. 3. Genres: Pop music and Rock music.

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Bob Stinson

Bob Stinson (December 17, 1959 Waconia-February 15, 1995) also known as Stinson, Bob or Robert Neil Stinson was an American musician and guitarist.

Genres he performed: Alternative rock and Punk rock.

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Jody Watley

Jody Watley (January 30, 1959 Chicago-) also known as Jody Whatley, jody_watley, Watley, Jody or Jody Vanessa Watley is an American singer, record producer, songwriter, pianist, fashion model, dancer and actor. She has two children, Lauren Watley and Arie Cymone.

Discography: Jody Watley, Larger Than Life, Affection, I Love To Love (Remixes), I Love to Love, Midnight Lounge, Looking for a New Love: 2005 Remixes, Affairs of the Heart, Greatest Hits and Intimacy. Genres she performed: Soul music, Rhythm and blues, House music, Urban contemporary, Adult contemporary music, Dance-pop, Pop music, Dance music, Hip hop music and Contemporary R&B.

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Gina Schock

Gina Schock (August 31, 1959 Baltimore-) also known as Regina Ann Schock, Schock, Gina or Bean is an American singer, drummer and actor.

Genres related to her: Pop punk, New Wave, Pop music and Pop rock.

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Marc Cohn

Marc Cohn (July 5, 1959 Cleveland-) also known as Cohn, Marc, Mark Cohn or Marc Cohen is an American singer, singer-songwriter and songwriter. He has two children, Max Cohn and Emily Cohn.

His albums include Marc Cohn, The American Landscape, Marc Cohn Live: Limited Edition EP, Join the Parade, Live 04*05, Burning the Daze, The Rainy Season, Rhino Hi-Five: Marc Cohn, WMMS Coffee Break Concert and The Very Best of Marc Cohn. Genres he performed include Rock music, Folk rock, Alternative country, Adult contemporary music and Soft rock.

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Geoff Tate

Geoff Tate (January 14, 1959 Stuttgart-) also known as Jeff Tate, Tate, Geoff or Jeffrey Wayne Tate is an American singer, songwriter, singer-songwriter and musician.

Discography: Geoff Tate, Kings & Thieves and Frequency Unknown. Genres he performed: Heavy metal, Progressive metal and Hard rock.

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Rene Moore

Rene Moore (May 19, 1959-) a.k.a. René Moore or Moore, René is an American record producer, songwriter, singer, keyboard player and composer.

Genres he performed: Soul music, Rhythm and blues and Contemporary R&B.

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Lorrie Morgan

Lorrie Morgan (June 27, 1959 Nashville-) otherwise known as Morgan Lorrie, Loretta Lynn Morgan, Fussy or Loretta Lynn "Lorrie" Morgan is an American singer and actor. She has three children, Morgan Anastasia Gaddis, Jesse Keith Whitley and Brad Thompson.

Her albums: Leave the Light On, Something in Red, Country Legends, Greater Need, To Get to You: Greatest Hits Collection, Merry Christmas From London, My Heart, Shakin' Things Up, Show Me How and Super Hits. Genres: Country.

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Paul Black

Paul Black (March 17, 1959 San Francisco-) is an American singer.

Genres he performed: Glam metal.

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Joe Locke

Joe Locke (March 18, 1959 Palo Alto-) also known as Locke, Joe is an American musician and percussionist.

His most important albums: 4 Walls of Freedom, Beauty Burning, Dear Life, Inner Space, Longing, Mission Impossible, Moment to Moment: The Music of Henry Mancini, Present Tense, Sound Tracks: Jazz Versions of Timeless Songs From the Cinema and State of Soul. Genres related to him: Jazz.

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Kathy Mattea

Kathy Mattea (June 21, 1959 South Charleston-) a.k.a. Kathleen Alice Mattea, Mattea, Kathy or Kathleen Alice "Kathy" Mattea is an American singer, singer-songwriter, actor and musician.

Her albums include Right Out of Nowhere, A Collection of Hits, Ready for the Storm, Roses, The Innocent Years, From My Heart, Kathy Mattea, Untasted Honey, Good News and Walk the Way the Wind Blows. Genres she performed: Country and Bluegrass.

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Steve Marker

Steve Marker (March 16, 1959 Minneapolis-) also known as Marker, Steve is an American record producer, guitarist, musician, songwriter and remixer.

Genres he performed include Rock music, Alternative rock and Electronic rock.

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Victoria Clark

Victoria Clark (October 10, 1959 Dallas-) is an American singer, actor and vocal coach. Her child is Thomas Luke Clark.

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Dick Hensold

Dick Hensold (March 16, 1959-) is an American , .

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Mare Winningham

Mare Winningham (May 16, 1959 Phoenix-) also known as Mary Megan Winningham, Mary Megan "Mare" Winningham or Mary 'Mare' Megan Winningham is an American actor and singer-songwriter. Her children are called Riley Mapel, Happy Atticus Mapel, Jack Mapel, Calla Louise Mapel and Patrick Mapel.

Her most well known albums: What Might Be.

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Dennis Chambers

Dennis Chambers (May 9, 1959 Baltimore-) also known as Chambers, Dennis is an American drummer and musician.

His albums: Getting Even, Planet Earth, Petite Blonde, Extraction, Carbonne - Di Piazza - Manring, The Jazz Times Superband, Live at Jazzfestival Frankfurt 1995, Outbreak and Groove and More. Genres: Jazz fusion, Funk, Jazz, Chicano rock and Rock en español.

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Cindy Blackman

Cindy Blackman (November 18, 1959 Yellow Springs-) also known as Blackman, Cindy, Cynthia R. Blackman or Cindy Blackman-Santana is an American drummer and musician.

Discography: In the Now, Works on Canvas, Someday..., Music for the New Millennium, Another Lifetime, The Oracle and Code Red. Genres she performed include Jazz, Rock music, Rock and roll and Jazz fusion.

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Brian Phelps

Brian Phelps (May 5, 1959 Cambridge-) also known as Brian Wayne Phelps, Mark & Brian or Brian W. Phelps is an American radio personality and actor.

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Conrad Herwig

Conrad Herwig (November 1, 1959 Lawton-) otherwise known as Herwig, Conrad is an American composer, bandleader, trombonist and teacher.

His discography includes: The Latin Side of Wayne Shorter, The Latin Side of Herbie Hancock, A Voice Through the Door, A Jones for Bones Tones and Heart of Darkness. Genres related to him: Big Band, Post-bop and Afro-Caribbean music.

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Gregg Bissonette

Gregg Bissonette (June 9, 1959 Detroit-) also known as Greg Bissonette, Greg Bisonette, Gregg Bisonette, Gregg Bissonnette or Bissonette, Gregg is an American drummer.

His discography includes: Gregg Bissonette and Submarine. Genres he performed: Jazz, Rock music and Pop music.

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Tracy G

Tracy G (January 3, 1959 Whittier-) is an American , .

Genres he performed include Heavy metal.

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Jan Terri

Jan Terri (June 17, 1959 Franklin Park-) is an American singer-songwriter and musician.

Discography: Baby Blues. Genres: Blues, Pop rock and Pop music.

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Guy Allison

Guy Allison (April 23, 1959 Los Angeles-) also known as Allison, Guy is an American singer.

Genres he performed: Progressive rock and Rock music.

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Cletis Carr

Cletis Carr (August 4, 1959 Portland-) is an American singer, guitarist, record producer and songwriter.

Genres related to him: Folk rock, Alternative country, Blues rock and Acoustic music.

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Greg Norton

Greg Norton (March 13, 1959 Rock Island-) also known as Norton, Greg is an American bassist and restaurateur.

Genres related to him: Alternative rock and Hardcore punk.

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Michael Peterson

Michael Peterson (August 7, 1959 Tucson-) also known as Peterson, Michael is an American singer and singer-songwriter.

His albums include Michael Peterson, Being Human, Super Hits and Modern Man. Genres: Country.

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C. J. Snare

C. J. Snare (December 14, 1959 Washington, D.C.-) a.k.a. C J Snare is an American singer, keyboard player, songwriter and record producer.

Genres related to him: Melodic Rock, Rock music, Glam metal, Hard rock, Pop rock and Heavy metal.

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Claudia Carawan

Claudia Carawan (April 19, 1959 Alexandria-) is an American , .

Her albums include Out of the Blue.

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Buren Fowler

Buren Fowler (June 29, 1959 Decatur-March 8, 2014 Athens) a.k.a. James van Buren Fowler was an American musician, guitarist and guitar technician.

Genres: Southern rock, Rock and roll and Blues.

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Geri Reischl

Geri Reischl (December 31, 1959 Bellflower-) also known as Geri Lee Reischl, Fake Jan or Brat is an American singer and actor. She has two children, James Joseph Nimmons and Erin Nicole Nimmons.

Genres she performed: Pop music, Adult contemporary music and Country.

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Mark Eitzel

Mark Eitzel (January 30, 1959 Walnut Creek-) a.k.a. Eitzel, Mark is an American singer, musician and singer-songwriter.

His albums include Words and Music, The Ugly American, 60 Watt Silver Lining, West, The Invisible Man, Music for Courage & Confidence, Candy Ass, Caught in a Trap and I Can't Back Out 'Cause I Love You Too Much, Baby, Eitzel Superhits International and Lover's Leap USA. Genres: Rock music.

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